Post Archive

December 2, 2008

Seth Swirsky, on Peter Wehner: "But for some of us, it is still conviction politicians who create the great appeal and great drama of American politics." It's...

Less than two weeks ago, I came across this AP report about Libya's latest overtures to the U.S., which offers grounds for cautious optimism: Libya would...

I think someone is still stuck in pre-election Obamamania: Now, thanks to his deft use of the social-network applications of the Web, Obama retains the means...

Slate's William Saletan provocatively comments on a recent report that parents are having their young children genetically tested to determine their innate athletic ability, so...

In a column entitled "Talk Tough with Tehran," Dennis Ross calls for "smart statecraft," which he describes as a combination of "smart sanctions" and "appetizing...

A Princeton history professor makes an interesting point on Eric Holder and the Marc Rich affair: Democrats need to bring up the issue. For many years...

No one takes the environmentalist's mantra "think globally, act locally" more to heart than the jihadi. With his eye on the future global caliphate, and...

Apropos the piece I posted earlier about Obama as possibly the anti-Reagan, a president who wants to "be" rather than to "do," a...

William McGurn calls on GM's CEO Rick Wagoner to do the country some good by calling for healthcare reform--but not in the way the Obama...

Republicans have been struggling to find their political bearings. The Democrats are about to embark on a Keynesian spending spree the likes of which we...

Robert Kagan weighs in with a very scary thought: "all the warnings in the world may not be enough to forestall an Indian attack, especially...

In announcing his national security team on Monday, Barack Obama included his Attorney General pick Eric Holder. This is not altogether unusual. After all, counterterrorism...